Nearly a quarter of a billion Windows 7 licenses have sold over the last twelve months since the OS became officially available, or more than 7.6 copies sold every single second.
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Microsoft announced that it has sold 40 million Windows 8 licenses so far. This is the first update the company has given since it announced that it had sold 4 million upgrades over the first weekend after Windows 8 went on sale earlier this month.
Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) has sold 40 million Windows 8 licenses since launching the touch-centric operating system in October 2012, according to Tami Reller, chief marketing and financial officer for Windows. On the one hand that’s an impressive figure.
The number of Microsoft (MSFT) Windows 8 licenses sold has doubled to 200 million in the seven-plus months since the vendor last spoke about it, but the pace of adoption still lags Windows 7. The gap is closing, however.
Featured | Written by: Alex Zaharov-Reutt | Published in: Fuzzy LogicMicrosoft’s Windows Chief Financial Officer, Tami Reller, has announced at a technology conference that Microsoft has sold 40m licenses to OEMs and end-users in its first month on sale, with StatCounter saying 15m copies are in use.
Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) has sold 60 million Windows 8 licenses, but a true reality check for the touch-enabled operating system will arrive once PC makers — Dell (NASDAQ: DELL), HP (NYSE: HPQ) and Lenovo (HKSE: 992.hk) — announce quarterly earnings. And for Microsoft’s deeper thoughts on Windows 8 sales, circle January 24, 2013 on your calendar.
Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) confirmed an upcoming Windows 8 update, code named Windows Blue, that will enable the operating system to run on more devices and, according to the vendor, will address some of the criticism levied at the software.
The vendor also said that its count of Windows 8 licenses sold has reached 100 million, a 67 percent jump from where
A few days ago, Microsoft revealed that it had sold 150 million Windows 7 licenses since the OS first hit the market, making it the fastest selling operating system in history with a 7-copies-per-second sales rate. Going a little further back in time, Steve Jobs suggested at the D8 conference that the PC's days as the most dominant force in computing might be numbered.
Today in its fiscal fourth quarter, Microsoft reported that it sold 5.8 million Windows Phone-based Lumia handsets. Last year, in the second calendar quarter — Microsoft’s then fiscal fourth quarter, welcome to the world of finance — Nokia sold 7.4 million Lumia handsets.